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ASEAN envoy seeking favourable conditions for Myanmar peace process

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Southeast Asian special envoy will visit Myanmar next week, his office said on Friday, to lay the groundwork for a peace process that its ruling…

Ukraine envoy to Japan says Putin may be willing to use nuclear weapons

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Ukrainian ambassador to Japan, Sergiy Korsunsky, said on Friday it was possible Russian President Vladimir Putin would be willing to use nuclear weapons against Ukraine in…

Ukraine envoy to U.S. calls Russia ‘terrorist state,’ urges tougher sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ukraine's envoy to the United States on Sunday called on President Joe Biden's administration to impose tougher sanctions on Moscow and to step up arms supplies to…

Myanmar junta urges ASEAN envoy not to engage with ‘terrorist’ groups

(Reuters) - Myanmar's military government has criticised calls for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' special envoy to the conflict-torn country to meet bodies that oppose last year's coup, which…

Chinese envoy to Japan calls on Tokyo for support of Beijing Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) -China's envoy to Japan, Kong Xuanyou, on Thursday said the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics had been unfortunately "used as a political tool," and asked for Japan's support, while…

Myanmar defies international pressure, rejects Suu Kyi visit

(Reuters) - Myanmar's ruling military on Wednesday stood by its decision to deny a Southeast Asian envoy access to detained former leader Aung San Suu Kyi, resisting growing international pressure…

EU coordinator of nuclear talks to visit Iran -Iranian foreign ministry

DUBAI (Reuters) - The European Union envoy coordinating talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal, Enrique Mora, will visit Tehran on Thursday, the Iranian foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as…

Myanmar will not address world leaders at U.N., Afghanistan will

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - No representative from Myanmar is scheduled to address the annual high-level U.N. General Assembly, a U.N. spokesman said on Friday, amid rival claims…

U.S. trade chief urges ASEAN envoy to visit Myanmar soon, promote dialogue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai has urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to send its special envoy to visit Myanmar as soon as possible to…

Lithuania withdraws Chinese envoy in row over Taiwan

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania said on Friday it had recalled its ambassador from Beijing for consultations, in a dispute over Europe's first representative office for Taiwan to use the island's…

ASEAN appoints Bruenei’s Erywan Yusof as envoy to Myanmar: Report

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 4 (ANI): The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministers have appointed Brunei's second Foreign Minister Erywan Yusof as special envoy to Myanmar to facilitate mediation…

India’s long-term commitment towards peaceful, sovereign and stable Afghan remains strong, says Afghan envoy

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Expressing bond between both countries, Afghanistan Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay on Tuesday said India's long-term commitment towards a peaceful, sovereign and stable Afghan…